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Sandhill Crane (Attacked by Red-winged Blackbirds)

Antigone canadensis


Sandhill Crane being attacked by Red-winged Blackbirds. Both the Cranes and Blackbirds were nesting.


A small marshy area and pond.


They do it in an effort to protect their nests, according to experts. “They don't get aggressive until they are well into the breeding season and have a nest to protect,” Josh Engel, ornithologist for the Field Museum, told DNAinfo in 2017.Jun 11, 2019.

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1 Comment

armadeus.4 a year ago

That last pic is great,like they're having a truce. Thank you for sharing :)

Joseph R. Godreau
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Joseph R. Godreau

Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Spotted on May 29, 2021
Submitted on Sep 17, 2021

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